Norman Kennedy


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Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know." - Daniel J. Boorstin


Norm's instruction integrates blended modalities—from the traditional classroom to Online LIVE virtual learning and On-sites—and incorporates real-world examples. Mr. Kennedy began his career working with Novell Servers, and has installed, configured, and maintained Windows Server systems since 2000. He assisted Bell Atlantic – now Verizon – with their Y2K projects and network upgrades, sat on an advisory board for vendor IT integration with the Chrysler Corporation, and aided in the development and deployment of laptop programs in schools. Over the years, Norm has delivered training for clients, such as Lockheed Martin and New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. In 2012, he was recognized as one of New Horizons Top 25 Worldwide Instructors, and in 2015, he won the Technical Instructor of the year award for NHLS. Currently, Norm specializes in Cloud Computing on the Microsoft Azure Platform from an IT infrastructure perspective, as well as Deployment and Administration of Office 365.


MCSA Server 2012 MCSE Server 2012, Infrastructure MCSE SharePoint 2013 MCSA Office 365 MCTS Azure Infrastructure MCTS Azure Architecture Microsoft Certified Trainer Microsoft Certified System Engineer Microsoft Certified System Administrator Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Server/Enterprise Microsoft Certified IT Professional, SharePoint Certified Information Systems Security Professional Citrix Certified Administrator

courses with Norman Kennedy

Advanced 07 Hrs 30 Min Norman Kennedy

Students will learn to implement, manage, and monitor security and compliance solutions for Microsoft 365 and hybrid environments. This course will prepare for the MS-500 exam. Passing the exam will earn you the Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate certification.

Last Release: 04/30/20
Advanced 05 Hrs 24 Min Norman Kennedy

This course is designed to convey the knowledge and skills needed to work with Windows Server 2016. Key administrative responsibilities, such as implementing server images, planning and configuring storage solutions, and monitoring virtual machine installations will be covered. The material in this training session is designed to help prepare students for the exam 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016.

Last Release: 02/05/20
Advanced 05 Hrs 51 Min Norman Kennedy

This course will teach students how to manage their Azure subscriptions, create and scale virtual machines, implement storage solutions, configure virtual networking, back up and share data, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement Azure Active Directory, secure identities, and monitor your solution.

Last Release: 12/10/19
Intermediate 05 Hrs 40 Min Norman Kennedy

This course will cover topics from the Microsoft MS-101 exam, which measures a student’s ability to accomplish the following technical and administrative tasks: Identify threat vectors; use Secure Score; configure Azure Identity Protection; configure Exchange online protection; implement modern device services; implement Microsoft 365 security and threat management; and manage Microsoft 365 governance and compliance.

Last Release: 10/07/19
Intermediate 09 Hrs 35 Min Norman Kennedy

This course contains all 9 of our Azure titles in one. The course includes an introduction to Azure as well as detailed instruction on Azure topics such as: Deploying Virtual Machines, Azure Active Directory, Deploying Websites, Azure SQL, Azure Storage, Azure Containers, Azure Networking, and Automation and Log Analytics.

Last Release: 11/09/18
Advanced 03 Hrs 51 Min Norman Kennedy

This course focuses on networking features and functionality available in Windows Server 2016, such as DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations. We will review remote access solutions, such as VPN and Direct Access. Additionally, this course will look at DFS and BranchCache solutions, advanced network features and functionality, and understanding of software-defined networking.

Last Release: 10/03/18
Advanced 06 Hrs Norman Kennedy

This course is designed to give users a tour and understanding of the administrative capabilities in Microsoft 365. In this course, we will cover the interface, setting up a trial, navigating the Admin Center, working with users, working with groups, and various other topics related to Office 365 administration. Additionally, Azure rights management, deployment of Office 365 Pro Plus, monitoring of Microsoft 365, custom domains, Hybrid Active Directory, Exchange administration, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business, and Yammer will be covered.

Last Release: 05/04/18